Lincoln Park Zoo

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June 29, 2015
Caterpillar Close-Up

Five years after its opening, Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo continues to offer a refuge to people and wildlife alike, including this black swallowtail caterpillar climbing a golden alexander wildflower.

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May 7, 2015
Sign Up for Our Evening Sculpture Stroll!

Want the zoo all to yourself after it closes to the public? Register for our first Evening Sculpture Stroll on Wednesday, May 13!

May 6, 2015
Shall We Dance?

A 14-foot-tall, bright red, dancing woman now adorns the top of Lincoln Park Zoo’s flamingo dome at the Waterfowl Lagoon.

May 6, 2015
1 Million Classifications on Chicago Wildlife Watch!

With your help, we’ve classified 1 million Chicago wildlife sightings via Chicago Wildlife Watch! See where species from raccoons to coyotes roam in the city with our latest update.

May 5, 2015
Baby Snow Monkey Spotlight

What’s cuter than a snow monkey? A baby snow monkey! Come visit Ono and her new baby boy at Regenstein Macaque Forest. #FromaCurator

May 5, 2015
Sculpture Installation Begins

Fifteen sculptures are being installed at the zoo today and tomorrow! The artworks by local sculptors are part of our upcoming Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo free exhibition, running from mid-May through October.

May 4, 2015
Post from the President--A Baby Snow Monkey

Lincoln Park Zoo’s newest exhibit, Regenstein Macaque Forest, has added a new arrival to the mix—a baby snow monkey, born May 4. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

May 4, 2015
ADOPT a Baby Gorilla for Mom!

Looking for a perfect gift for mom? ADOPT baby gorilla Bella today, and mom will receive her cute, cuddly plush in time for Mother's Day!

May 4, 2015
An Ostrich Outing

Missing the ostriches lately? Our two females have temporarily located to the Antelope & Zebra Area as work proceeds on the zoo's new polar bear and penguin habitats!

May 1, 2015
Photo of the Week: May 1

For our Photo of the Week, what’s cuter than a red panda poking its head up? Visit breeding pair Phoenix and Leafa from 10 a.m. to noon to see them when they’re most active!

April 30, 2015
A New Look for Our Logo?

Does this Lincoln Park Zoo logo look a little different? It’s crafted from countless camera-trap photos of #ChicagoWildlife over five years!

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